Early Easter morning, Mary Jones and her daughter were fast asleep. While they slept, a fire began to spread through their apartment building. Thankfully, a Lyons police officer noticed the fire before it got too out of control.
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After her daughter went lifeless in her arms at a supermarket in Australia, a mother went searching for a hero. Thankfully, she found one. A total stranger standing at the check out counter saved that baby girl’s life, and it was all caught on tape.
What would you do if you looked out your window to find a toddler sitting on top of your neighbor’s snow-covered roof? Antwan Moore says he saw this exact incident on the roof of his neighbors across the street. What did he do? He climbed on top of the roof and sat with the child until emergency personnel could arrive.
The recent flood in Australia has left four people dead, thousands evacuated and tens of thousands more stranded. But the tragedy has seen at least one amazing rescue – a little boy and his mother who had been trapped in their truck amid the rising waters.
This year, we were honored to share some of the most heartwarming stories of inspiration, amazing stories of survival and bravest heroes – both big and small. As 2012 comes to a close, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on some of those stories. We hope they warm your heart as much as they did ours.
Justin Haake, a 9-year-old boy from Orem, loves football. And he’s loved playing on his Mountain View youth football team. The team’s coach, Justin’s father, Chris Haacke, has loved spending time with his son on the field.
On the 500 block of North 38th Street in Corsicana, Texas, Mihoko and Phillip Brown were settling in for the night. Had it not been for their cat, Stinky, the little bundle that had been left on the door might have gone unnoticed. But as fate would have it, Stinky clued his owners in and a very precious package was found and rescued.
Keaton Mason and her fiancée were on the way to the hospital to deliver their first child, but just 15 minutes from their home, their daughter decided she couldn’t wait. So just before 10 p.m., they pulled off into a truck stop and delivered the little girl in the back seat of their car.
Rare Condition that Threatens 7-Month-Old’s Life Touches Racecar Driver Deeply Enough to Sell His Car
For most mothers, cuddling and hugging their babies is a given. For Jeanna Buswell, the close contact can be painful – not for her, but for her 7-month-old son, Casen.
Talk about “perfect timing!” Off-duty firefighter, Steve O’Malley, just happened to be enjoying his Saturday afternoon at a South Side Harbor on Lake Michigan when a baby stroller blew into the water, baby still attached!
Would you ever nurse someone else’s baby? What if the life of that child rested on your decision? Maria Kristensen, a 25-year-old mom-to-be from Denmark was faced with this decision recently when she, her husband and three-year-old son Lucas were on their way to the airport in Turkey.
When you have multiple children, getting distracted is pretty much a given. But sometimes, that distraction can prove to be a potentially fatal situation. Such was the case when an infant’s stroller blew onto the subway tracks in Brooklyn.
It never fails to amaze me when you read stories of others that are willing to risk life and limb for the lives of others. Today’s story, from Salt Lake City, Utah, proves that there are still plenty of heroes out there willing to save the day!